Columbia County School District

4781 Hereford Farm Road
Evans, GA 30809
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Columbia County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 28,683 students in Columbia County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Columbia County School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Columbia County School District are River Ridge Elementary School, Parkway Elementary School and Stevens Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Columbia County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
31 Schools
2,316 Schools
# Students
28,683 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
1,800 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Columbia County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
#20 out of 221 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbia County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
52%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbia County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.70
# American Indian Students
67 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,179 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
3,261 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
18%
# Black Students
6,185 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
22%
36%
# White Students
15,781 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
55%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
81 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,129 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
462
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
2,007
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,058
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,029
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,108
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,087
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,201
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,230
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,284
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,290
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,530
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,334
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,090
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,973
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,805 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,333. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,950 is less than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$339 MM
$24,999 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbia County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$314 MM
$23,473 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,805
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbia County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,950
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Columbia County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
River Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4109 Mullikin Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 447-1016
Grades: PK-5
| 775 students
Rank: #22.
Parkway Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2660 William Few Parkway
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-2346
Grades: PK-5
| 712 students
Rank: #33.
Stevens Creek Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3780 Evans To Locks Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 868-3705
Grades: PK-5
| 842 students
Rank: #44.
Lewiston Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5426 Hereford Farm Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6064
Grades: PK-5
| 750 students
Rank: #55.
Stallings Island Middle School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3830 Blackstone Camp Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 447-2106
Grades: 6-8
| 720 students
Rank: #66.
Greenbrier Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5116 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #77.
North Columbia Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2874 Ray Owens Rd
Appling, GA 30802
(706) 541-1158
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #88.
Greenbrier Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5120 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6080
Grades: 6-8
| 793 students
Rank: #99.
Riverside Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1095 Furys Ferry Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3712
Grades: 6-8
| 708 students
Rank: #1010.
Riverside Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4431 Hardy Mcmanus Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3736
Grades: PK-5
| 732 students
Rank: #1111.
Baker Place Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2011 Hero Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2115
Grades: PK-5
| 1,037 students
Rank: #1212.
Evans Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
618 Gibbs Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-1202
Grades: PK-5
| 778 students
Rank: #1313.
Westmont Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4558 Oakley Pirkle Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-0992
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
Rank: #1414.
Martinez Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
213 Flowing Wells Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-8308
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #1515.
South Columbia Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 Mccormick Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 863-3220
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #1616.
Blue Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-0894
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #1717.
Euchee Creek Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
795 Louisville Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 556-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
Rank: #1818.
Brookwood Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
455 S Old Belair Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 855-7538
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #1919.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Trudeau Trl
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 1,096 students
Rank: #2020.
Evans Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4785 Hereford Farm Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 868-3689
Grades: 6-8
| 999 students
Rank: #2121.
Lakeside Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
527 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 855-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #2222.
Columbia Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2013 Raider Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 541-1252
Grades: 6-8
| 1,013 students
Rank: #2323.
North Harlem Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
360 W Trippe St
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5995
Grades: PK-5
| 843 students
Rank: #2424.
Harlem Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
424 Hawes Branch Pkwy
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5990
Grades: 6-8
| 944 students
Rank: #2525.
Greenbrier High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5114 Riverwood Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 650-6040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,748 students
Rank: #2626.
Grovetown Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Ford Ave
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 863-0800
Grades: PK-5
| 967 students
Rank: #2727.
Grovetown Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5463 Harlem Grovetown Rd
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 855-2514
Grades: 6-8
| 1,091 students
Rank: #2828.
Lakeside High School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
533 Blue Ridge Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-0027
Grades: 9-12
| 1,978 students
Rank: #2929.
Evans High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4550 Cox Rd
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 863-1198
Grades: 9-12
| 1,903 students
Rank: #3030.
Grovetown High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2010 Warrior Way
Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 447-2102
Grades: 9-12
| 2,129 students
Rank: #3131.
Harlem High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Appling Harlem Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-5980
Grades: 9-12
| 1,169 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Columbia County School District?
Columbia County School District manages 31 public schools serving 28,683 students.
What is the rank of Columbia County School District?
Columbia County School District is ranked #21 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Columbia County School District?
55% of Columbia County School District students are White, 22% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Columbia County School District?
Columbia County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Columbia County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,950 is less than the state median of $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 31 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 28,683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in GA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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